Finlay

biographical name Fin·lay \ fin-ˈlī \

Definition of Finlay

Carlos Juan 1833–1915 Cuban physician and biologist

Finlay

geographical name Fin·lay \ ˈfin-lē \

Definition of Finlay

river 250 miles (402 kilometers) long in north central British Columbia, Canada, flowing southeast to unite with the Pars*nip play \ˈpär-snip\ River (145 miles, or 232 kilometers, long) forming the Peace River

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